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What is Public Writing?

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Public writing is writing with a public purpose. That public purpose might be to inform, persuade, or create change. Public writing is typically crafted for a particular audience, and it translates complex ideas and research into succinct prose. Public writing is writing for impact.

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Use this guide to get started with public writing and to find resources related to public writing. This guide includes information about:

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"Public Writing Guide" by Denise Hattwig, Dr. Julie Shayne, Alyssa Berger, and Kat Wyly (2022) is licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.